A colloquial form of chaos.
- Rock that is unsuitable for rock climbing, e.g. because it is too soft, unstable, or overgrown.
- (informal) chaos
1986, Margaret Mitchell & Richard Barksdale Harwell, Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind letters, 1936-1949, ISBN 0020209509, page 173:
- We have been in a state of choss for some time, and the smell of newly painted woodwork was so bad that it gave both of us colds and bronchial coughs and sent us to the Biltmore for a week until the house had dried out.